This essay is an account of truly learning to see what is and is not present in these objects.
Wiley shows us that a Black man can indeed take the place of Napoleon.
Zeitgeisty is perhaps the best word to describe the Brooklyn Museum’s popular exhibition, which takes for granted the idea that Kahlo’s artwork is merely an extension of her constructed persona.
This weekend, the Brooklyn Museum will host a Pop-up Poetry event featuring readings by three Cave Canem fellows.
The Brooklyn Museum hosts a night of poetry in celebration of Caribbean works and artistry, with readings by three Cave Canem poets.
The argument driving this engrossing show is that Buchanan was actually a thematically ambitious and multi-faceted artist who participated in the avant-garde movements of her day, bringing to them a distinct perspective informed by her sense of identity as black and female.
Agitprop! ought to be an outstanding exhibition of politically engaged art. A feverish amalgam of historic and contemporary artwork, the exhibition is undermined by an ambitious but poorly executed curatorial strategy.